Set on 2.5 acres, Cappaghquinn lodge is a luxury well equipped, refurbished five bedroom lakefront home with breathtaking views over Lough Corrib.
Renowned for its fishing, being close to Oughterard Golf club, and only 25 minutes drive from Galway city the property is perfectly located at gateway to Connemara, and the perfect place for a family holiday.
Walk into Cappaghquinn Lodge and immediately you will be struck by the elegant furnishings and natural light throughout this house. From contemporary furnishings to eye catching artwork, each room throughout the house tells a story.
The open plan kitchen and dining room offers lots of natural light while you dine. A large dining table offers seating for upto 10 people and the kitchen comes fully equipped with all mod cons including dishwasher, microwave, oven and ceramic hob, a Delonghi coffee machine and kitchen island seating two. The larder is offers plenty of storage and here you will find the fridge freezer, washing machine and dryer.
The main living room has open fire, flat screen Smart TV, armchair and two couches seating upto 3 people each.
A separate lounge room offers stylish furnishings with lots of comfortable seating to relax in while watching TV or while enjoying the views of Lough Corrib. From here you can access the patio area with outdoor furniture and BBQ, perfect for alfresco dining.
Direct access to the lake and mooring is right on your doorstep. Boats/engines can be hired locally or bring your own to dock while your stay.
The conservatory offers an L shaped couch, TV and panoramic views to enjoy after a days fishing or sailing on the lake.
Bedroom 1: Double Room with carpet flooring and large wardrobe, fully tiled en-suite bathroom.
Bedroom 2: Double Room with sleigh bed. Double doors leading out to the garden area.
Bedroom 3: Double Room overlooking the garden area
Bedroom 4: Double Room with carpet flooring, trunk bedside lockers and wardrobe.
Bedroom 5: Triple Room with Double bed and Single bed. Built in wardrobes and carpet flooring.
Family Bathroom with bath and separate shower.
Oughterard Village is a small but bustling town made up of shops, restaurants, pubs and a public library. At the weekends the night life is busy and there are some fine eateries where you can enjoy a nice meal. Galway is approx a 20 minute drive from Oughterard and can be reached via daily bus routes operated by Bus Eireann and City Link. Clifden is approx a 40 minute drive away and can also be accessed via the bus line.
Popular Tourist Attractions in Oughterard
Oughterard Golf Course – Measuring 5,964 meters par-70 with a standard scratch of 70 off the back tees. Oughterard is now a course of Championship standard, but tailored to the skills of all golfers.
Glengowla Mines, Oughterard – Buried beneath the Connemara Mountain lies a way of life long abandoned and almost forgotten just waiting for you to explore!
Aughnanure Castle – Located 2 miles outside Oughterard town, Tours are given around this impressive 16th-century castle which is flanked by two branches of the Drimmeen River.
Derroura Mountain Bike Trail- Take a cycle along the 16Km trail which offers you some incredible mountain biking in some of the most spectacular scenery in Connemara
Corrib Princess Cruises: There are several choices of cruises departing Oughterard on a daily basis
Connemara Candles is a workshop and shop located just outside Oughterard town. You will often see the candles being made when you visit.
Fishing on the Corrib: Lough Corrib is the second largest lake in Ireland and is reputed to have 365 Islands. It is a vast lake of 44,000 acres and stretches some thirty-five miles in length from Maam in Connemara to Galway city where the river drains via the Corrib River through Galway City into Galway Bay. Lough Corrib is one of the best game fisheries in the world and it is a wonderful place to experience game angling. It is home to a variety of fresh water fish including brown trout, pike, perch, and roach, and it also attracts salmon and eels from the Atlantic Ocean. The deepest part of Lough Corrib is 152 ft/47 meters, but its average depth is approximately 40ft/12meters. Fishing methods on the lake and its rivers include spinning, trolling, dapping and dry fly fishing and the season runs from March to September. The Lake Corrib is a wild brown trout fishery. Anglers flock from all over the world to fish on this great lake and especially during the famous mayfly fishing in early summer.
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All Inclusive – Linen and Towels are also included.
Please note that a €500 cash security deposit is required upon arrival. As long as there are no breakages or damage to the property this will be refunded on departure.
Check-in time is strictly from 5pm onwards
Check-out time is strictly at 10am on day of departure.
Close to Galway City
High Chair available
Linen & towels included
Stunning Countryside views
Stunning views of lake
Washing Machine & Tumble Dryer
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